Presidential Roles &
  Responsibilities
The Many Hats of the American
         President
question of the day
• within 10 calories, how many calories is
  a typical 5 oz. paczki?



• more than 400, less than 450...
presidency unit:
administrative
• roughly three weeks.
• that puts your next test somewhere
  between march 13th-18th.
• n...
presidency unit: topics
•   roles & responsibilities.
•   inaugural addresses & state of the union speeches.
•   growth of...
quick review
• what are the branches of the U.S.
  government?
• what is separation of powers/checks
  and balances?
• why...
today’s objective
• identify the major responsibilities and
  roles of the President of the United
  States.
the president’s job
description
• work, with a partner, to read ch. 13
  section 1 and complete the reading
  guide.
• whe...
breaking it down
• what are the eight different roles the
  president must play at the same time?
• what are three formal ...
(continued)
• what amendment set this limit?
• why do some want it removed? Why do
  some want it to stay in place?
  – wh...
critical thinking: your
turn
• informal qualifications to be president:
vocabulary extravaganza
• rules:
  – 2 teams.
  – one member from each team comes to the front,
    faces away from the bo...
example
                BANANA

• you might say: “curved yellow fruit,” or,
  “monkeys eat it.”
• got it?
round 1
      commander in chief
round 2
          chief citizen
round 3
          chief of state
round 4
  The President of the United States
round 5
          chief executive
round 6
          chief diplomat
round 7
          chief of party
round 8
          mr. traxler
round 9
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)
round 10
       John F. Kennedy
objective: revisited
• somebody name and explain one role of
  the president.
• and another.
• and one more.
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  1. 1. Presidential Roles & Responsibilities The Many Hats of the American President
  2. 2. question of the day • within 10 calories, how many calories is a typical 5 oz. paczki? • more than 400, less than 450. • 420
  3. 3. presidency unit: administrative • roughly three weeks. • that puts your next test somewhere between march 13th-18th. • no long-term project. • need to bring your government textbook to class every day. • keep everything I give you for your binder.
  4. 4. presidency unit: topics • roles & responsibilities. • inaugural addresses & state of the union speeches. • growth of executive powers. • first 100 days. • security/secret service. • Impeachment. • first ladies. • famous presidents. • presidential characteristics. • vice presidency. • bureaucracy.
  5. 5. quick review • what are the branches of the U.S. government? • what is separation of powers/checks and balances? • why did the Framers write these checks and balances into the Constitution?
  6. 6. today’s objective • identify the major responsibilities and roles of the President of the United States.
  7. 7. the president’s job description • work, with a partner, to read ch. 13 section 1 and complete the reading guide. • when completed, quiz each other on the vocabulary…a vocabulary game is imminent.
  8. 8. breaking it down • what are the eight different roles the president must play at the same time? • what are three formal qualifications to be president? – what do you think? • what restriction on presidential terms is in place? – do you agree?
  9. 9. (continued) • what amendment set this limit? • why do some want it removed? Why do some want it to stay in place? – what do you think? • what does the president get paid? – is that a fair salary?
  10. 10. critical thinking: your turn • informal qualifications to be president:
  11. 11. vocabulary extravaganza • rules: – 2 teams. – one member from each team comes to the front, faces away from the board. – a vocabulary word will be projected on the board. – your job is to describe the vocabulary word to your teammate so they can guess it. – you get three hints. – each hint may not be longer than 3 words. – i may use some words that are not on your vocabulary list-- just to make things interesting.
  12. 12. example BANANA • you might say: “curved yellow fruit,” or, “monkeys eat it.” • got it?
  13. 13. round 1 commander in chief
  14. 14. round 2 chief citizen
  15. 15. round 3 chief of state
  16. 16. round 4 The President of the United States
  17. 17. round 5 chief executive
  18. 18. round 6 chief diplomat
  19. 19. round 7 chief of party
  20. 20. round 8 mr. traxler
  21. 21. round 9 Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)
  22. 22. round 10 John F. Kennedy
  23. 23. objective: revisited • somebody name and explain one role of the president. • and another. • and one more.

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